What do you get when you cross one of Australia’s leading baroque music ensembles with two of Australia’s most creative young musicians? The answer is an adventure! A Christmas musical adventure. Classically trained in Australia and Europe, our special guests Emily-Rose Šárkova and Susie Bishop fuse the discipline of classical music with the passion, fire and freedom of tango and world music. Hear rare Christmas music from around the globe, Šárkova’s arrangement of Marin Marais for viola da gamba and piano accordion and much more. There will be fine music and fun for the whole family all in the very special atmosphere The Independent offers patrons.
With Emily-Rose Šárkova and Susie Bishop
Adult $47, Concession and Under 30 $30, Student $22, Child $16
Includes afternoon tea.
Founded by Jennifer Eriksson in 2000, The Marais Project is recognised widely as one of Australia's most innovative early music ensembles. They have performed widely aross Australia and released six critically acclaimed CDs including their most recent effort, 'Spinning Forth '. Elysian Fields is a collaboration between Jennifer and some of Australia's most acclaimed jazz musicians. The six piece group has rapidly gained a reputation for performances of rare beauty and subtlety that blur the boundaries between classical chamber music, jazz and world music. In 2017 they appeared at Vivid New Music at The Con, the Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival and recorded their first CD.